NetApp Invites Higher-Education and K-12 Organizations to Apply for Technology Donation

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-September 13,2011-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) kicked off an EducationDonation Program this week that will provide higher-education andK-12 schools with the opportunity to receive a new NetApp®FAS3100 storage system. NetApp understands that schools of alllevels are faced with shrinking budgets that require them to domore with less. This program enables NetApp to partner with schoolsacross the country to help them achieve the efficiency andflexibility required to maximize their IT infrastructure anddeliver on their educational objectives.

 

The Education Donation Program will provideapproximately 1,800 individual hardware donations through the endof 2011, or until donations run out. The donations are part of along-term investment to improve education IT; NetApp will provideall recipients with continued expert support, services, and thetools to make IT a driver for successful schools.

 

NetApp invites higher-education and K-12organizations across the country to apply for a donation byvisiting www.netapp.com/edudonation.

 

Additional Details

 

  • This program is open to not-for-profit higher-education andK-12 schools in the United States. Schools can connect with NetAppto find out if their institution is eligible to participate.
  • NetApp will grant to a limited number of qualifyinginstitutions a NetApp FAS3100 series storage system. This donationincludes a one-year four-hour warranty, a one-year softwaresubscription service, three-year next-business-day hardwarewarranty support, and one year of standard software support.
  • As part of its commitment to education, NetApp will work withrelevant partners so that organizations receiving the donation notonly get the best technology in the industry but also the bestsupport and expertise.

Supporting Quotes

 

  • Regina Kunkle, Vice President of State and LocalGovernment and Higher Education (SLED), NetApp: “NetApphas established itself as the leading storage vendor to theeducation community and is committed to enabling the educationmarket to address today’s IT challenges. We are thrilled to be ableto extend this donation program to higher-education and K-12institutions around the country and we look forward to helping themget the most out of their IT infrastructures.”

Additional Resources

 

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